LANGUAGE, LITERACIES AND COMMUNICATION

EDU2LLC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will explore language and multiple literacies in Early Education; strategies for teaching and learning of reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing in the early years and for supporting culturally and linguistically diverse families and ESL children; inclusive practices and diverse abilities in language and multi-literacies; documenting children's learning of language and investigating how children communicate their ideas.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOnline Activities

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in course EBECE Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, EBEL Bachelor of Early Learning, or requires Subject Coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorFellowes, J., & Oakley, G.

Year2014

Edition/Volume2nd

PublisherOxford University Press.

ISBN0190318562, 9780190318567

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Develop an applied understanding of children's language acquisition, communication and expression leading to the development of literacy.
02. Investigate the backgrounds of children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds for the development of spoken English and written literacies.
03. Plan, document and assess language and literacy promoting experiences based on children's interests.
04. Employ teaching and appropriate scaffolding skills that assist the development of children's oral language, thinking and emergent literacy.

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On-Line, 2021, Online study 2/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 22 - 31
Three 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online tasks (equiv. 800 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Review of Children's Literature (approximately 1500 word)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2

Literacy Learning Centre (approximately 1500 word)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Online study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 34 - 43
Three 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online tasks (equiv. 800 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Review of Children's Literature (approximately 1500 word)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2

Literacy Learning Centre (approximately 1500 word)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Online study 4/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 0
Three 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online tasks (equiv. 800 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Review of Children's Literature (approximately 1500 word)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2

Literacy Learning Centre (approximately 1500 word)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3